Imprisoned under fire.
[from the Richmond, Va., times, August 22, 1897.]
Six hundred gallant Confederate officers on Morris Island, S. C., in reach of Confederate guns.
They were held in retaliation, and two of them relate the experiences of prison Life—Stories of Captain F. C. Barnes and Captain R. E. Frayser.
A list of the officers under fire, as above, including those as well from Maryland, North Carolina, Texas, Mississippi, South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Missouri, Kentucky, and Tennessee, has been given in Vol.
XVII, Southern Historical Society Papers, pp. 34-46, but as the list from Virginia herewith is more complete and definitely descriptive, it is meet that it should be printed now.
Further and graphic experience of the hardships, sufferings and hazards of the Six Hundred, is given in the narrative of Colonel Abram Fulkerson, of the 63d Tennessee infantry, Southern Historical Society Papers, Vol.
XXII, pp. 127-146.—Editor.
During the seige of Charlest